Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.
Elon Howard Eaton (1866-1935) was a noted ornithologist and author of Birds of New York. This collection includes papers related to his research, correspondence, and genealogical materials, as well as photographs of Eaton.
The Trudeau Sanatorium, located in the Adirondack region, was known for its open-air treatment of tuberculosis patients. This collection of early 20th century photographs, depicting scenes at the Sanitorium, was taken by patient Margaret Hort.
This collection contains materials related to the San Luis project.
The Steinmetz Collection of Schenectady tells the story of Dr. Charles Steinmetz, General Electric's Chief Engineer in the 1890s and early 1900s.